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VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College

18600 Haggerty Rd

Livonia, `MI 48152

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22 Global Innovators to compete at GAMIC Semifinals in Livonia, Michigan on February 26, 2019

Please join us for the Global Semifinals of the 11th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC), presented by SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance.

Meet the semifinalists and Event Details

GAMIC provides earlystage startups with an opportunity for competitionprep coaching; and for the four (4) Award Winners, over $300,000 in total in-kind acceleration services (including targeted exposure to decisionmakers) and cash awards.

The Semifinals also provides an opportunity to meet, mingle and learn about trends, technologies and investment perspectives for high-value auto / mobility innovations. OEMs, suppliers, investors, thought-leaders and entrepreneurs will participate in, network and talk about future needs and opportunities for the ever evolving automotive and mobility industries.

All-day Program -- includes: Breakfast, Lunch, 10-minute Innovator Presentations on new / emerging technologies with Judges Q&A, Panel Discussions & Multiple Networking Opportunities.

Keynote Speaker:


7:30 Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Innovator's Table Top Displays

8:00 Welcome & GAMIC Overview

8:10 Mobility Industry Disruption - Keynote Speaker, Doug Patton, Executive VP Engineering and CTO, Denso

8:45 Semifinalist Presentations - 12 teams, 2 flights

10:45 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) - Panel Discussion

11:45 Lunch, Innovator's Table Top Displays, Networking Break

12:15 Fireside chat with a CEO from a mobility company

1:30 Semi-finalist Presentations - 10 teams, 2 flights

3:30 Business Models Shaping Mobility - Panel Discussion

4:30 Cash Bar and Networking begins

4:50 Announcement of Finalist Winners

6:30 Program Concludes

The Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) – a collaboration by SAE International and the MI Innovation Alliance – is designed to:

  • Identify innovative companies in the automotive and mobility spaces
  • Invite startups for regional and international Quarter-finals to compete
  • Provide expert mentoring to founders and innovators at the Semi-finals and Global Finals
  • Cultivate new technologies and solutions
  • Facilitate their more-rapid and seamless path to commercialization

Following the Semifinals at Schoolcraft College, Livonia the GAMIC Finals will be held during the SAE World Congress in Detroit on April 9, 2019.

For more information, visit www.GAMICevent.org.

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